Zimbabwe is among the four African destinations which have made it on to National Geographic Traveller’s cool list for 2019.

National Geographic Traveller based in the United Kingdom, listed 19 destinations which are set to hit the headlines in 2019.

Zimbabwe is listed 9th on the list, while Eritrea comes in at 16th position.

The National Geographic said Zimbabwe’s new president, Emmerson Mnangagwa, seems keen to invest in tourism.

The organisation also said while there has been economic and political turbulence, the safety of tourists has not come into question.

Attractions listed include Victoria Falls and the Zambezi National Park.

Eritrea is said to be firmly back on the travel map having struck new peace agreements with neighbouring Ethiopia and Djibouti.

Kwazulu-Natal is described as South Africa’s safari hotspot, while Uganda is noted for the opportunity to see mountain gorillas.

-All Africa.com